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Wellington Farm Advisor Meeting

November 15, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am CST

Topic: USMCA Effect on the Agriculture and Agri-Food Sector

Guest Speaker:  Al Mussell

The purpose of this presentation will be to understand the context and potential implications of the new USMCA agreement on the Canadian agriculture and agri-food sector.

Al Mussell is Research Lead, and founder, of Agri-Food Economic Systems, Inc.


Prior to establishing Agri-Food Economic Systems, Al was Senior Research Associate at the George Morris Centre in Guelph, Ontario for fifteen years. His areas of research expertise are farm management and agricultural systems, agricultural marketing, and agri-food policies.  Previously, Al worked as an economist in the milk procurement division of Land O’Lakes, Inc. in Minnesota. 


Al holds bachelors and masters degrees in agricultural economics from the University of Guelph, and a doctorate in agricultural economics from the University of Minnesota, where he was a Fulbright Scholar. Al is a past President of the Canadian Agricultural Economics Society and has served on the board of the Progressive Dairy Operators.  He currently serves on the board of the Ontario Pork Industry Council.


Al is originally from Stratford, Ontario where he grew up in a family with roots in the farm supply and dairy business. 


Please feel free invite any colleagues who may be interested in becoming a chapter member.


Coffee and treats will be provided.  


RSVP  if planning to attend by email tblonde@collinsbarrow.com


November 15, 2018
7:30 am - 9:00 am CST


Tom Blonde


Miller Thomson Boardroom
100 Stone Road West
Guelph, Ontario N1G 5L3 Canada
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